A BRIEF HISTORY
It all began in the mid-
In 1956 I began a course of Electrical Engineering at the University of New South Wales. In August of that year, just ahead of the final examinations for that year, I received what I took to be a call from God to the Anglican ministry. I completed the engineering degree and worked for three years in the field of telecommunications. Then followed four years of theological study, after which I married and was ordained. All the time I was also pursuing my hobby at some level or other, but progress was very slow.
By the mid-
The Earlwood organ was the first of five that were built for Sydney churches during the 1980's. These instruments received warm commendation from a number of organists and even some pipe organ builders. A cathedral organist described them as "fantastic", a clergyman with an appropriate theological bent called them "a miracle", a pipe organ builder said that any of his peers would have been proud to produce the sound of the principal chorus at Earlwood, and a well-